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John Carr

John Carr was an architect and stonemason, based in York, England who was active from the mid-18th to the early-19th century. He worked in particular on a number of grand houses in Yorkshire and its neighbouring counties including Castle Howard, Harewood House and The Bishop's Palace in York.


Colvin, Howard, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, 3rd edition (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995), pp. 217-226.

Hall, Ivan, ‘Carr, John (1723-1807)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 < > [accessed 7 Dec 2007]

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